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me, not anyent, not my predecessors, no one could have fully repaired all the found in just years. >> former president bill clinton to reelects president obama. tonight we will hear from the closes thes he democratic national convention. tonight your chance to weigh in on proposed toll increases on the dulles toll road.
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a bizarre story from st. louis. murder. lead to g washington" at now.a.m. starts >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. and >> rise and shine on this thursday, september 6. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. we start with meteorologist adam caskey. summer is back. >> low 90's this afternoon. but big changes in terms of temperatures on the way. let's start with live super doppler 7 radar. notice areas of light rain royal downfrom front towards lire, crossing over the blue ridge towards rappahannock county. 79 in washington, 75 at dulles airport, 73 in gaithersburg. 92 this afternoon, becoming sunny by midday. we cannot rule out an isolated
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showers later on this evening. . now to now to angela foster. >> no early incidents to report. cleared most of the overnight construction. those making the drive through a live's should be easy from 95 to lanes open northbound and southbound. between the beltway and the 14th street bridge, it's open. 0 in maryland threw 118, looks pretty good. down towards the capital not have anyshould early distractions this morning. back to you. >> thank you. the democratic national a closeion comes to obamat with president g his party's presidential nomination.
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>> the second night featured clinton.esident bill now the highlights. >> i want barack obama to be the next president. >> the most recent democrat to for two termsdent offered his reasons why obama two-term the next president. >> are we better off than we k office? he too the answer is yes. >> former president bill clinton obama'spresident economictrategy. inherited a deeply damaged economy. he put a floor under the crash. began the long hard road to thevery and laid for a modern and more well-balanced economy. >> denied of speakers who echoed theme.ring >> we can build a better .ountry barack obama is ready. the delegates officially
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nominated obama for reelection. although the evening closed with unity, it began with an unscripted moment over motion to the convention platform to capital of israel d to reinstate the word "god." >> the platform has been amended. [boos] >> not everyone is in agreement on all the issues. e thing that will be unanimous thursday, all eyes will be on obama as he delivers his acceptance speech. latest polls showing the n a dead heat, the stakes be higher. >> as far as the republicans, president a candidate mitt preparingin vermont for an upcoming debate. middleburgll be in a fundraiser at the of actor robert duvall.
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paul ryan campaigns in ottawa on wednesday. the and the organizers say weather has forced them to move today's festivities from inside at the time warner cable arena. singer mary j. blige will still perform. the venue change means earth wind and fire will not take the stage. there performance was scrapped concerns that such a large band could not be accommodated on the smaller stage. more people to london to watch michelle obama s.b. van ann romney. more than 26 million people opening night of the dnc were the first lady was the featured speaker. more than 22 million people as the first night of the republican national convention. >> a with abc 7 news and for complete coverage with abc 7. news, ang at other
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observation hearing will georgetown and murdering his socialite wife. doctors say albrecht muth is noticeably weekend after a hunger strike last month. but they believe he is competent to stand trial. killed 91-0 viola drath inside their home last summer. the latest on the 12-year-old fort washington boy accused of oldally beating a two-year- foster girl. board entered an alford plea to involuntary manslaughter boy entered an alford plea it. the boy initially faced a more serious second-degree murder charge. be held at a youth facility until a hearing in october. >> students at northwestern high hyattsville wing bolt will bring home letters today stabbing at the school. the victim was a 17-year-old student. john gonzalez joins us with of what happened. >> good morning. in a few hours the students at
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high school in classi will return to a letter explaining there school was on lockdown for a short time. understand a number of e been detained by police. a 17-year-old has been arrested. we understand he is accused of stabbing a fellow student. att's another 17-year-old northwestern high school. theappened around 3:00 in afternoon when students are leaving school. it occurred at an apartment complex a few blocks away. the motive is not clear. school is expected to start on time. imagine there will be a heavier police presence today. those students that have been detained are only being questioned. is suffering non- life-threatening injuries. at 75 degreesing
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this thursday morning. if you found yourself g about problems with youing in the d.c. area, ar
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>> is going to be another hot
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and sticky day. afternoon with high humidity. very summerlike again today. changes are coming down the pike especially by sunday. it could be more comfortable and .ess humid there's a moderate showers right in luray, virginia. tulare,nt royal down there are sprinkles. there's light rain pushing east. and in rockingham county there some areas of rain. 77 in arlington, 75 in camp springs. 70's now. low 90's this afternoon. slight chance of showers. r by sunday. now to angela. >> 95 in virginia. if you are traveling southbound towards fredericksburg, you may work zonesle few lanes, but they're still light volume. northbound 95 traveling through virginia, all lanes are open.
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travel times, from dale city -- route 3, 28 from minutes. 95 in maryland from 695 towards 495 the capital beltway, just under 25 minutes. e open with no early delays. t appears the d.c. region is toughest places for drivers. a study says the d.c. area ranks nation when it to a speed traps, ticket, and unhappy drivers. was number one on the list. >> 75 degrees. >> new details on convicted child abuser jerry sandusky. [ female announcer ] caroline penry began using olay total effects in 2001.
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he said that the group appeared moslem faith it.ires could face the death penalty. jury selection starts today in of federal corruption trial former detroit mayor squaw make kilpatrick. faces bribery, extortion, and other charges. he argued that the cannot get a trial. trial. >> now to the scandal at penn state. football coach jerry sandusky regrets not testifying sex abuse trial. that is the word from a defense lawyer. the attorney says sandusky will likely be sentenced next month. the was convicted in june of boys, some of them on campus. he still claims he is innocent. the remains is an isolated jail unit. >> arizona authorities will now enforce the most contentious parts of the
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immigration law. a ruling clears the way for enforcement. police, while in forcing other must question immigration suspect areose they illegally.try >> let's check in with adam caskey. the doppler shows some activity. a little action this morning on the doppler radar. going to calm down a little. big changes are coming by sunday into early next week. them.ill like we have a little action on the r screen this morning, light to the west of washington. there's a 20% chance of a few showers later on today. don't foresee much throughout the day. here's live super doppler 7 , some areas of light to rain around lire and 211 and pushing east, slowly closing in on flint .ill
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moving into rappahannock county at this time. it is 79 degrees at reagan national, 75 the dulles record, 73 in martinsburg. normally we would be down in the time of year. we are 10 degrees above average. in the humidity, muggy. afternoon fors the high temperature. this morning. isolated sprinkles. sunshine by lunchtime and into the afternoon. late-day storm especially west of the blue ridge and the potomac highlands later on today. tonight with developing, near 70 degrees. sticky tomorrow, low 90's. front on saturday will give us areas of rain. behind that front, an upper 70's. low humidity as well.
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how is the commute? >> off to a great start. quiet for your friday eve. no early incidents to report. we are keeping an eye on the commute through springfield. coming up on 95 and continuing 395, it's wide open southboundand between the beltway and the 14th bridge. maryland, a live look at 270 west montgomery road, a little the southbound side. all lanes are open and moving without delay. back to you. >> thank you. the smartphone wars continue. details.lson has nokia and motorola unveiled a smartphones. whichdebuted the lumia has an 8 megapixel camera.
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place on south capitol street these days. earlierbably a year than anyone expected, but the theonals are rocking baseball world. chicago cubs last night again. gonzales was almost flawless. kept on smacking them out. here is bryce harper. his mom and dad in the stands. left field. your teenager is ok. this is bryce harper once again. look out. upper deck. the nationals beat the cubs 9-1. >> we are never satisfied. l keep going, keep winning. have a great team, a great pitchers. >> bryce harper. and night to remember. day.a great speaking of the nationals,
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will beson tickets for purchase next season than in previous years .ccording to an e-mail sent they will make sure anyone who wants to attend a national game will have an opportunity. 20,000 will be up for grabs for season. >> a former baltimore ravens hospitalized at johns hopkins. he's now 87 years old. a cleveland tv station reported organs areital failing. clevelanded the then move the franchise to baltimore in 1996. that made him a hero in baltimore. a scary scene during wednesday's and the angels.s this man was drilled in the head by a line drive. he never lost consciousness, but was taken to a hospital.
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his prognosis looks good, but he did on the night of the hospital for observation. >> that is scary. looking at 75 degrees. the news continues at 5:30. [ harry umlaut ] that's one creamy muller.
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let's turn things over to caskey.ogist adam make it into the low 90s afternoon with high humidity. summer today and tomorrow, changes by sun that. t the numbers now. 72 in winchester, 73 in gaithersburg, 79 in annapolis and reagan national. 92 later on today for a high 20% chance of showers. now we have a few showers front royal towards lir -- luray. now to angela. >> we had an early distraction roads, but authorities . it up quickly vehicle in disabled a market. and another disabled vehicle created heavy traffic on 66 eastbound. through the fairfax area 123, but it's off to
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the shoulder. still some slow traffic. moving over to maryland, a little bit of a distraction with the long from work zone. all four are lanes are there's a newt traffic pattern on the inner between newer loop avenue and university boulevard. three lanes to the right hand and one lane to the left now. back to you. >> thank you. 5:32. president obama appears before nationalratic convention tonight after a passionate speech from bill clinton. >> also expected to attend is former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. charlotte.est from president obama joined bill after one ofage the most loved democrats delivered his astounding endorsement. g to keep goin job.dent obama on the
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>> president clinton, led the country during a strong supported the current c plan andgoes economi that no president could the damage in four years for. republican argument was pretty snappy. it went something like this, we him a total mess, he has not cleaned it up fast enough. >> clinton spent the night dismantling mitt romney's attacks. as another president once said, "to there they go again." >> he said democrats have thaned more jobs last 50ans in the years. where we want to be today? .o is the president satisfied? not.urse but are we better off than we were when he took office? yes. >> ohio casts all 188
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the next president barack obama. >> the democrats have nominated the president for a second term. tonight he must sell voters on for the next four years. he will not do it at the open- stadium. obama camp is moving his speech this smaller revenue because of possible to thunderstorms. obama campaign insists the due toof venue is not enthusiasm and it's of thousands of people away. abc news, charlotte. >> first lady michelle obama is dnc, but that's not from helping out late-night oast david letterman. delivered his top 10 list on wednesday night. no kissing.l be >> why not? >> she presented the top 10 reasons to watch the dnc.
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is their fourth appearance on letterman's show. she said the number-one reason wu should watch is because she willis becauseho vote for. fory with abc 7 and thelete coverage of convention. scott thuman and gordon peterson reports at 5:00, 6:00, at 11:00. >> nearly half of u.s. military bases like facilities where troops can register to vote and allowed him the ballots. all military installations will required to have a voting assistance office. senator john corn and is one of the authors of that act and he the defense secretary to intervene >> . an investigative audit of d.c. brown pose achael for reelection has done, but the findings of not been made public. brown said in june that he detected on authorized
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disbursements on his war chest. d.c. police have also been probing the incident. no charges have been filed. has not beenct employees athat schools passed checks.nd they will begin requiring copies checks during site visits. visits >> july marked the of three meetings on a the tolltoll hike on road. olabanji has more. >> if you take a right on the toll road it will cost $2.25. officials that run the dulles toll road would like to increase that next year by 50 cents. means everyone you see this morning taking the dulles toll paying $2.75.
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this hike proposal is to help pay for the cost of the silver line extension to dulles .irport officials are proposing an later this. will not be popular with drivers. many people say if you increase will did, more people toll roads and head on to as about 28 and route 7. the public as a chance to weigh first reading is at stony bridge high school in ashburn, virginia. is next weeketing september 12, at south lakes high school in reston. meeting is september 13 at spring hill elementary school in mclean, virginia. all these meetings from 5:00 until 8:00 in the evening. don't have time to make
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meetings, you can submit your comments online. we have posted a link on our web .ite, reporting live along the dulles toll road, jummy olabanji. its thursday morning, 76 degrees already. >> still ahead, we are hearing from the local person at the attacks. a bizarre what
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this is greg kennedy and cirque. harbor from good morning, washington. >> hot and humid today. be in the low 90s this afternoon. unsettled this morning the west of washington where rainve areas of light throughout paige county and even clark county is getting clipped. front royal into flint hill and so berryville. most of the action is in county.nock temperatures in the '70s. 92 this afternoon. we will have a few sprinkles mainly out west. mostly cloudy this morning. breaking into sunshine this a 20% chance of on today,ms later mainly west of the blue ridge in the potomac highlands.
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saturday, showers and storms likely in the afternoon and evening. behind a cold front that will cause the area of rain, much comfortable in upper 70's by sunday. now to angela. >> we will start with a quick commuters.tro at the foggy bottom station the escalators are out of service. buses have been requested because of a power problem. station remains open. problem withave a the entrance escalators. let's start in maryland. 270 started to see some southbound making frederick and continuing past hyattstown. moving around the posted speed beyond 1092 the spur. 95 in virginia, towards quantico, starting to see some bright lights. that's a minor delay that starts 610. back to you. >> thank you.
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5:42, 75 degrees. >> as a disturbing case in st. louis. you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will.
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some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. what's coming up at 6:00 this morning. the city of new orleans is still reeling from isaac. but the saints quarterback hopes not blowtorm does h the superdome when the redskins visit on sunday. >> a driver thanks police for ticket, for not buckling up behind the wheel. a young chinese girl lucky to after getting trapped under a bus. we will tell you how rescuers able to free the girl. of everyay be a fear traveler, getting on the inng flight and ending up the wrong city. woman tells us this
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frighteningt her on theat she blames because an attendant was on the right airplane. d.c., weing in and tell you what happened we stepped in to help. >> you never end up in the bahamas. always somewhere undesirable. all we are hearing from a second man who was attacked near eastern market. the first was a week ago. now 26-year-old casey adams was own early tuesday apartmenttside his ambushed him at gunpoint. knocked into the ground and then a second man appeared if. two attackers. takingkicked him before off with his smartphone. said that's all i've got, you've got it all. y hit me again another couple times while i was down. the second person drop kicks me. >> another man last month was severely beaten in the same area. later, he isgeries
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not able to speak. trying to determine the two attacks are linked. >> fairfax county police looking whether an alexandria man s breeding pit bulls for dogfighting ring. seized several dogs from home and charged him with unfit honor. he could face more charges as investigation continues. say that they thelained for years about number of pit bulls and the barking coming from the man's home. that you sawew seven.n hearing more from the a rabidtacked by beaver. said it happened while was swimming in lake barcroft. brianne carter is now with us, with the latest. the animal tested positive for rabies. e asking residents the community watch for any that might bemals in the area. the woman was just swimming in the lake behind me, like she day, when she was attacked. for 83-year-old lillian
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, her usual swim in lake barcroft brenton court or find ordeal. me.t attacked calf.tched on to my st >> she was crawling out of the water when a beaver latched onto leg. heard a commotion. what she was screaming for life. >> after he got the beaver off, he called for help. now peterson is hospitalized. lost a finger and injuries to her arm and leg. took my walking stick and pound it in the never in the world did i expect e this.g lik >> peterson says she will not be swimming here anytime soon. presidents in the community also out of thell stay lake. live here should close i yelled for any may be si
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>> some of bill armstrong's artifacts now on temporary y at the smithsonian near dulles airport. died august 25 at the age of 82. his gloves and his visor which was born during his historic n werewalk on the moo on public view on tuesday. they will be exhibited for t- bill weeks. >> jurors will deliberate today trial drewer peterson for a second day. the former officer accused of wifering his third kathleen savio. jurors have asked to see a including evidence transcripts of witnesses who -- presented hearsay evidence. northeast of los angeles wildfire that's in the angeles 48%onal forest, which is contained. tropical storm
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region brought rainfall, helped a lot, but the s only 23% contained earlier in the day. an argument over snacks may be for a deadly stabbing louis.t >> two men were fighting over a cheetos when one of the knife and out a stabbed the other man in the chest. died at the hospital. >> it is very sad. i would have bought the man a chips if i had been here. >> police say the suspected killer was taken into custody, charged with second-degree murder. investigators thought both of homeless,volved were not to beurned out the case. clear what sparked the cheetos.over a strip club in upstate new york the courtconvince is a form ofing art. of an effort to a $124,000 tax bill. the venue claims the dancers are
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artists and should be given a tax break under new york law. the court is expected to make a decision next month. >> we will see how that plays out. your favorite football snacks will cost a little more this year. >> that terrible. more americans using food stamps. bell.get to linda the news is not very good. the number of americans on food reached a record 46.7 million as of june. m may and4% fro three% error than a year ago. become more of a campaign issue inely as republicans cuts -- have criticized criticized for cuts and program. the dallas cowboys take the top for their stadium. but the redskins are ranked no.
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out the new york giants. the things you munch on while football games will now cost more. prices on wholesale chicken meat for berber's andy s are on the rise s. the wake of drought bloomberg researchers have found nachos areients for up 20% since july and their all- time high. is business news at bloomberg headquarters. abc 7bell reporting for news. back to you. >> thank you. it's thursday morning. >> unsettled weather continues. >> a few sprinkles this morning. clouds as well. hot and humid today. weekend will have areas of rain on saturday and then much cooler. >> a taste of september. >> two hurricanes are in the
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elastic as well. start with live super radar if front royal hill, a low rain in county and in paige 340, and and down t rain in warren county. washington, 73 in manassas. in a low to mid 70's, so it's very humid again. heat and humidity today and tomorrow. september-like conditions by sunday and monday. 92 degrees later on this afternoon for a high- temperature. we will have sunshine by lunchtime. then just scattered clouds and becoming partly cloudy through the afternoon. 20% chance of storms later on today and mainly northwest of town. there's energy pushing through the mid-atlantic, causing today and areas of rain off to the west. have two hurricanes. , leslie.e on the left
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and a major hurricane called michael. both of these will basically will stay north and far away from the u.s.. that's the way it looks at this time. it's far away. a cold front will drop in on saturday. with that, the rain looks likely saturday afternoon and evening. behind that, clearing out. sunshine on sunday through next week. cooler and less humid in the 70's. now to angela. >> i will start with a couple metro alerts. still a problem at the foggy bottom station. out ofe escalators service with a power problem. buses have been requested. the red line, delays in both friendshipbetween heights and van ness station single-tracking. both directions, so be prepared for delays. making the drive on 66 this disabled vehicle
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distractions as you your way eastbound 123.aching no problems on 395. good from the beltway to the 14th street bridge. 495, we are seeing slow traffic quantico and stafford making your way through dale city as well. traveling in maryland, on 270, looking at early congestion making away from germantown, you are 121ing the brakes past clarksburg. back to you. >> thank you. 5:56, 74 degrees. >> 7 is on your side with an alert for drivers. [ female announcer ] you want family dinner to be special. dad, we want pizza. you guys said tacos. [ female announcer ] it doesn't always work out that way. you know what? wee spending too much money on eating out anyway. honey, come look at this. [ female announcer ] my money map from lls fargo
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